Bella Hadid goes braless as she nuzzles her beloved horse Blue in sweet snaps taken by her mother Yolanda: 'Lots of love'

She had to give up her dreams of being a professional rider and competing in the Olympics because of complications from a 2013 Lyme disease diagnosis.

But, as her Saturday Instagram post displayed, Bella Hadid's love for horses has persevered in sickness and in health.

The 22-year-old model posted a series of photos with her horse, Blue, on Saturday night, writing: 'my sweet mother dearest captured us at our finest hours of the morning ... very pure , very tired , lots of love [sic].'

Endearing equine: As her Saturday Instagram post displayed, 22-year-old Bella Hadid's love for horses has persevered in sickness and in health

Endearing equine: As her Saturday Instagram post displayed, 22-year-old Bella Hadid's love for horses has persevered in sickness and in health

In the photos, Hadid can be seen kissing, petting and hugging her horse while holding onto his halter.

Fresh faced and hair a mess of curls, the model went without a bra for the early morning animal therapy session, wearing just a loose teal shirt and undies, likely her pajamas from the night before.

She also wore a few gold rings and gold hoop earrings, which she likely also slept in. 

Hadid, a champion equestrian whose family lived on a horse ranch for 10 years, looked happy in some photos, and more serene in others.

New dreams: Bella had to give up her dreams of being a professional rider and competing in the Olympics because of a 2013 Lyme disease diagnosis

New dreams: Bella had to give up her dreams of being a professional rider and competing in the Olympics because of a 2013 Lyme disease diagnosis

Morning glory: The 22-year-old model posted a series of photos with her horse, Blue, on Saturday night, writing: 'my sweet mother dearest captured us at our finest hours of the morning ... very pure , very tired , lots of love [sic]'

Morning glory: The 22-year-old model posted a series of photos with her horse, Blue, on Saturday night, writing: 'my sweet mother dearest captured us at our finest hours of the morning ... very pure , very tired , lots of love [sic]'

Blue is a new addition to the design school dropout's Pennsylvania farm, having arrived just three weeks ago.

'Can’t wait to meet my new grandson "Blue," #FarmLife #OurFurryFamily #BellasBaby,' the model's mother, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Hadid, 55, gushed in a video posted to Instagram on August 26.  

Back in 2017, Bella Hadid surprised her fans by revealing that she and her family had bought a farm and that she was planned on riding again. 

Fresh faced: Hair a mess of curls, the model went without a bra for the early morning animal therapy session, wearing just a loose teal shirt and undies, likely her pajamas from the night before
Golden girl: The model also wore a few gold rings and gold hoop earrings, which she likely also slept in

Fresh faced: Hair a mess of curls, the model went without a bra for the early morning animal therapy session, wearing just a loose teal shirt and undies, likely her pajamas from the night before

Kisses! In the photos, Hadid can be seen kissing, petting and hugging her horse while holding onto his halter

Kisses! In the photos, Hadid can be seen kissing, petting and hugging her horse while holding onto his halter

'We just bought a farm and I hope that's the place we can relax and all be together. I'm going to start riding again and I'm excited about that,' she told MailOnline.

The model has endured a grueling battle with Lyme disease since 2013, which forced her to give up her dream of competing in the 2016 Olympics as an equestrian.

Her mother and her younger brother, Anwar, 20, were also diagnosed with the potentially debilitating condition.  

New boo Blue: Blue is a new addition to the design school dropout's Pennsylvania farm, having arrived just three weeks ago
Horsing around: Hadid, a champion equestrian whose family lived on a horse ranch for 10 years, looked happy in some photos, and more serene in others

New boo Blue: Blue is a new addition to the design school dropout's Pennsylvania farm, having arrived just three weeks ago

Chronic illness: The model has endured a grueling battle with Lyme disease since 2013, which forced her to give up her dream of competing in the 2016 Olympics as an equestrian

Chronic illness: The model has endured a grueling battle with Lyme disease since 2013, which forced her to give up her dream of competing in the 2016 Olympics as an equestrian 

Lyme disease is a treatable bacterial infection that you get from the bite of an infected tick.

If caught early, most patients make a complete recovery with the help of antibiotics.

However, according to a 2018 study by Johns Hopkins, some symptoms of the infection, like fatigue, pain, insomnia and depression can linger indefinitely.

An estimated 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Family affair: Her mother Yolanda Hadid and her younger brother, Anwar, 20, were also diagnosed with the potentially debilitating condition (pictured with sister Gigi Hadid, 24, in New York in 2017)

Family affair: Her mother Yolanda Hadid and her younger brother, Anwar, 20, were also diagnosed with the potentially debilitating condition (pictured with sister Gigi Hadid, 24, in New York in 2017)

 

 

Bella Hadid goes braless as she nuzzles her beloved horse Blue

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